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. >>> well on come to wourd wide exchange. as is an decide barrels towards the east code, u.s. authorities order thousands to evacuate for the the biggest storm. >> my first message is to all the people across the eastern seaboard atlantic going north that you need to take this very seriously. >> all u.s. stock markets will be closed today. its first weather related closures in 27 years. and shares in ubs rise in the open after reports swiss bank may cut 10,000 investment banking jobs and wind down up to 15 trading businesses. police wen and his family fight back. their lawyers call it untrue and are considering legal action against the "new york times." for our u.s. viewers, the show will be on just one hour this week because europes has gone off daylight savings time, so we're just four hours ahead now of new york time. hurricane sandy is also still several hours away from make landfall, but the impact of the storm is already being felt. transportation has ground to a halt as new york and other major eastern cities have shut down mass transit, airlines canceling flights and
the highest compliment irish catholics can give to another man or woman, literally, my grandpa used to say, a complement i paid to your dad, george mcgovern was a good and decent man. [applause] >> former senate will oh honor george mcgovern. he died at age of 90 this past sunday which while he was best known for losing to richard nixon he also established the modern day food stamp program. he let the congress to the vietnam war and brought many well-known figures into politics for the first time including bill clinton. this is live coverage on c-span. snothe ♪ >> ♪ [captioning performed by ♪ ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, if you're able, please rise for the [ation of the coffin -- >> flag. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> jesus said i am the resurrection and the life, those who believe in me even though they die shall live. i am alpha, the begin linging tapped end, the first and the last. i died and behold i am alive forever more and i hold the keys of life and death. because i have live, you shall live also. friends, we have galingtered here to praise god and witness our faith as we ce
and members to the staff of the site. they used the plant's emergency response center to communicate by video link with the agency's headquarters in tokyo. they rehearsed measures to evacuate the village and ensure the safety of its residents. >>> turkish commanders are mobilizing armored vehicles along the border with syria. they have been increasing their security since an attack on a border down. the turkish government action follows a second straight of artillery strikes by its military. those forces were retaliating for a syrian mortar attack on on the town of akcakale. the border attacks killed five civilians including a woman and her three children. prime minister recep tayyip erdogan says turkey would never want to start a war, but he said nobody should test turkey's determination to protect their borders. the united nations security has expressed concern about the situation along the border. it issued a statement denouncing the mortar attack. >> the members of the security council condemn in the strongest terms the shelling by the syrian armed forces. >> the statement says the shelli
with us tonight, folks. sandy is expected to make landfall at this hour on the coast of new jersey. the storm is now a post tropical cyclo cyclone. the path on the northeast corridor has been slow and moving very wide. hundreds of thousands of people in coastal areas have been evacuated up and down the east coast. this is a live shot from delaware. we'll get a live update from the shoreline in just a moment. authorities say new york city and long island could get the worst of the storm surge. sea water could rise up to 11 feet. the damage from sandy was on display hundreds of feet above manhattan today. you're seeing a youtube video of a crane collapsing on the 57th street high-rise. city officials say workers would not be able to access the crane to keep it from falling. at this hour, the crane is still hanging in the air over the city. reside residents of the nearby buildings and businesses have been evacuated. beach front communities already experienced flooding and massive water damage. this shot is from seaside heights, new jersey. in atlantic city, large chunks of boardwalk w
impact us on 9/11. osama bin laden is dead. gerri: how will romney react to that list of accomplishments? >> we also have four dead americans not losing an ambassador since the 1970's. al qaeda and other affiliate's are still very active. it is not fair to say they're on their heels when they just killed four americans. gerri: joe biden hitting paul ryan four cutting security negative standing you did the same thing how do respond? you say we need more security but yet to use said no. >> that was not a direct vote on more security for libya. when we asked those in charge of the state department we said is the reason you did not get more assets? she said no. they had almost 100% funding increase and at the end of the day you have to make priorities. spending money is not the solution to all problems. there are 15,000 contractors you have to wonder rare are the priorities of the administration? gerri: i am not sure you are the chairman of subcommittee we did not take you out of the blue. but i want to ask questions about libya. how can we categorize attack not terrorism? how will mitt romn
do things like that, when we bring those who have harmed us to justice, that sends a message to the world and it tells peyton that we did not forget her father. >> all right. >> and i make that point because that's the kind of clarity of leadership and those decisions are not always popular. those decisions generally are not poll tested and even some in my own party including my current vice president had the same critique as you did. but what the american people understand is is that i look at what we need to get done to keep the american people safe and to move our interest forward and i make those decisions. >> all right. let's go and that leads us, this takes us right to the next segment, governor. america's longest war, afghanistan and pakistan. >> bob, governor, you get to go first. >> but you can't have the president just lay out a whole series of items without giving me a chance to respond. >> with respect, sir, you had laid out quite a program. >> there that's probably true. [ laughter ] >> we will give you. >> we will agree on that. >> we will catch up. the united s
everyday. if necessary use words. i have never known anybody who preached the gospel more effectively in so many ways than george. a piecemaker. a humanitarian. a teacher. a minister. a congressman. a senator. a voice for the voiceless. and a champion for hungry children. in some ways it is and higher need that george's adult life began in war. when asked about his military service he would always minimize his heroism. but the fact is that if he had done nothing after reaching the age of 25 years old today we would be celebrating the life of an american hero. 35 missions in the be 24. as scott said so well last night there would have been a lot more had the war gone. a lot more than one close call. shrapnel penetrating the windshield at one point, nearly killing him. a blown wheel, an emergency landing, and on his 30 fifth and final mission, so much fire that when he landed they counted the holes in his fuselage and wings and it number 110. george's life was not an easy one. he saw more than his share of hardship, loss he fought many battles beyond the ones in the airp
with two important things. one, i don't use services where you have to rent a smog machine and return it to the same place you started from. in san francisco we thrive on one-way, zero emission transportation options, at least i think we do. >> thank you. >>> and secondly, my last sentence, a viable one-way transportation option needs to offer reliability, accountability, and availability. and in san diego car to go does just that. thank you. >> thank you very much. keep in mind, people that in public comment you have two minutes and [speaker not understood] you have 30 seconds remaining and a louder chime when your chime is up. [speaker not understood] walter. >>> yes, thank you, supervisor cohen. if possible, can i bring [speaker not understood] now as well and we'll kind of use both of our times? >> you're not able to split your time. if you make your two minutes, i can ask you follow-up questions to allow you a few more moments to finish your thoughts. okay. how long is this going to take? >>> slightly over two. car share say car sharing organization very similar to what you've se
. stuart: caterpillar is one of the stocks used as an economic indicator. makes construction equipment, sometimes reflects the state of the world economy. caterpillar's profits are up 50% strong sales and the u.s.. the rest of the world weaker than expected, and changed the opening bell. turn to the election. two weeks from tomorrow look at the latest polls. they are tied at 47. dead heat that this poll had president obama leading by 5, the go. his trend is towards romney. look at this for momentum. the gallup poll has romney pulling to a seven point lead. the latest daily tracking poll, and adams sunday. best case of the president is a tie. and the latest number, scott will be joined us with those early monday morning results. what are we looking for in tonight's debate? what do when tudor libya, iran or israel? read your comments in the next hour. facebook please. look at this. a warning on firewood courtesy of none other than the state of california. that is on organic would. if i am -- if only the cave men had known they were encountering division danger in their lives. this is the
champion ship. here it is today. it's still in use. the stables out there. they are meant so the public would have the opportunity previously only available to the elite, as it so often the case, as is with golf. like lincoln park built by the wpa. think of the experiences that people have had and the history which is embodied in them. there is daves tennis stadium. here it is, this was a tournament for inner-city youth. archery at golden gate park. our play grounds. here it is in use today. this is bernal heights park. you can still see the gutters they put in there. this is buena vista parks. this is quezar park. this is mount davidson. look out for the rock. this is on telegraph park. this is stern grove. this is a little known park above candle stick. here's my friend jake, standing by a wall. this was rosy play ground. they turned it into a park and it was also restored by wpa. i believe they torn down the house, which was unforgivable and the zoo is wpa. and here's the murals inside the mother's building. the marina sea walls and great aquatic park. the palace of fine arts. we wou
national security threats, warning their technology equipment could be used for spying. >> susie: i'm susie gharib. it's that time of year again, earnings season, we look at what wall street's expecting from third quarter results. >> tom: and speaking of seasons, it's already looking a lot like christmas for the nation's retailers. this year could be the best ever for online holiday shopping. >> susie: that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! >> tom: two of china's top telecommunications companies are a threat to u.s. national security. that's the conclusion of the u.s. house intelligence committee after a year-long investigation into emerging technology giants z.t.e. and huawei. huawei says the report relies on rumors and speculation, and the company warns a trade battle could cost the jobs of thousands of workers in the united states. but, as darren gersh reports, there is growing bipartisan agreement that this is the right time to get tough on chinese cyber-theft. >> reporter: in unusually blunt language the bipartisan leadership of the house committee warned u.s. companies not to buy their br
from some indicated is getting worse. security remain weak. in april, there was only one u.s. diplomatic security agents stationed there. we also struggled to obtain additional personnel. but we were never able to obtain the numbers we were comfortable with. lou: all of this will be analyzed and checked by our experts tonight. the latest from the campaign trail that is winding its way quickly to election day. congressman ryan's big night, the vice president as well, with us tonight is senator ron johnson, strong supporter of wisconsinite, it is all unfolding the way that the producer blockbuster of 2016. dinesh d'souza with us. affirmative action, back before the supreme court. the high court heard arguments today as to whether we can be a colorblind society. shannon bream was there. we will have the report for us coming out. the administration isn't reeling. a president seemingly off-balance. governor romney has taken a slight overall lead in national polls and the president seems to be criticized almost as vigorously by his friends is by governor romney. now we learn the de
where the case began. the state department tells congress security was adequate the day the u.s. consulate in libya was attacked. >> we had the correct number of assets in benghazi. >> pelley: sharyl attkisson is on capitol hill. officials say lance armstrong's team ran the most sophisticated doping program cycling has ever seen. armen keteyian on the evidence. and steve hartman "on the road" with the power of a uniquely american song. >> when you hear the first note, everything in our house comes to a complete halt. everything in our house comes to a complete captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. people waited outside overnight just for the chance to be inside the supreme court today for the most controversial case of this term. at stake: admission to college for millions of americans for generations to come. a decade ago, the court ruled that race could be used as a factor granting college admissions. but today, a new supreme court heard a challenge to that which could change the law of the land on affirmative ac
paved the way for me, naomi kelly. supervisor kennedy who is here in the audience with us. supervisor doris war. attorney-general harris. judge terry jackson. amelia ward. i am thankful to this woman who embraced me when i started my professional career in san francisco. glendower richardson, carol tatum, and so many of you are here in this audience and i am grateful for my contemporaries who are my sisters and rock. from supervisor malia cohen, karen roy, and lindon. i have found my place here and i have mentioned, i began my career here in 1996 with mayer brown. i realized then in my 20's that i needed to pursue higher education. and it helped the mayor said he would never give me a raise or promotion on till i went back to school. i enrolled in the university of san francisco law school. i got my j.d. and pass the bar. -- passed the gar. -- bar. [applause] san francisco has been my home. six years ago i was married here on the steps almost six years ago to this month. [applause] some are clapping, some are not. [laughter] it has been a fundamental time for my family and i having be
, the particular company. we really want to support options that work to, again, help us promote car sharing in general and ultimate transportation options to meet our [speaker not understood] reduction emission goals. i have materials we passed out to city employees and business and happy to answer any questions that you have. >> may i ask a question? thank you. i actually just have one question. since the launch of bmw's recent one way car sharing program, could you talk to us a little about the benefits we're getting out of the program where they're working the downtown area? >> so, the bmw car sharing program, the reason that we got behind raising awareness about the launch of that program in san francisco is it's unique in that it added 50 plug-in electric vehicles to the suite. so, that was an unusual development for a car sharing company. because they're a private company, we aren't tracking the success and don't actually have any control over that program. really from our perspective the compelling component was those 50 electric vehicle plug-ins are added to our space and are availa
warmer than it has been. let us say good morning to s arah. >> once again dealing with drizzle. average speeds slower than normal. 56 on the north side through the park a ville area. so far so good on i-70 coming in toward 29. 64 miles an hour there. let us take a live look outside and see how the roads are hearing at the moment. southbound traffic going away from us to the beltway into town, no problems at the moment. but a steady live you to see what it looks like at 795. rather light on area roads. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> our big story, what else? the orioles waking up today ahead of game 3 against the new york yankees. >> walt a lot of folks would like to add to bronx tuesday began, a lot of folks cannot. we have got you covered. there will be at least three more games. in game 3 begins tonight at 7:37. the winner then has two chances to win one more game and advance to the american league championship series. >> as you can see, there's not much in sight. baltimore covered in orange. the only sign taking place is a small electronic sign on the stadium. we did find
conflict. still they are finding new and effective ways to strike. the three u.s. military police officers were on foot patrol in a market with afghan police when the suicide bomber struck. four afghan officers, and six civilians were also killed, and dozens hurt. joint u.s./afghan operations are becoming more common, and so are the risks. on saturday an american soldier and a u.s. civilian contractor were killed by an afghan soldier. the latest in a growing series of insider attacks. despite mounting worries, afghan commandos firing live rounds still train side by side with elite american special forces. >> right here in front of you. >> reporter: you can't stop working with these guys? >> absolutely not. >> reporter: at this level, joint combat operations are now the rule. americans no longer go it alone. >> i'm very impressed with your training here today. >> reporter: general tony thomas heads all special operations forces in afghanistan. his men rely on their afghan partners. a relationship the taliban hopes to undermine. >> we lost another soldier to a green-on-blue attack. what are
foreign policy vision with that of president obama's today. now this is amid questions about the u.s. embassy attack in libya last month. meantime president obama is reaching out to hollywood for support. president obama is raising more cash in california today. last night at a star studded los angeles fundraiser the president joked about his lackluster debate performance following songs from katie perry and stevie wonder. >> they perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> reporter: the president also accused his opponent mitt romney of backing away from campaign promises. >> obviously the governor knows his $5 trillion tax cut isn't too popular so a few weeks before this election he's trying to pretend it doesn't exist. >> reporter: romney is in virginia today for a rally and what is being called a major foreign policy address. excerpts from the speech have already been released. romney wants a change of course in the middle east including tougher sanctions on iran and he'll call on the u.s. to work with other nations to arm rebels in syria with weapons th
that the first officer, corporal baker, used legal force on the student but the second officer who joined in, corporal james harrison used excessive force. harrison is a 22-year veteran tonight. the student who was beaten spoke after the verdict. >> i'm definitely glad that some justice has been done today. it's been a long two years for me and my family. but it was a broader crime committed here and it's been way further than the two cops charged in this trial. so we hope that the department of justice continues their investigation. >> state's attorney angela brooks prosecuted the two officers and prince george's countye sa polic they are partners in protecting the community. >> we believe that the citizens have spoken loudly and clearly that although we appreciate and we really honor the protection that is provided to us, that protection must be reasonable and that protection must respect the dignity of every human being in this community. >> this police department is resolved to be constitutional, professional and ethical police department. the trust of the community is paramount. >> repo
the southbound lanes of 83 that's going to be right between freeland road and old york road. you will want to use york road instead this morning and we will bring you the latest as it becomes available. a look at the west side of the beltway at liberty road. everything moving right along. no delays through pikesville on the outer loop down to 95. this is what the beltway looks like in parkville at harford road, everything up to speed. no problems up to towson this morning. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. charlie every to you. >>> news time 4:32. beginning the day big changing are coming to -- changes are coming to baltimore county schools. metal detectors will be used to keep your kids safe. linda so is live at the school and what happened a month ago prompted this didn't it? >> reporter: yeah, you'll remember shooting that happened here on the first day of school when a student brought a gun to school. it's because of recent school violence incidents that starting today they will have access to the metal detecting wands. not random sevens, only when -- searches, only when they have
. also in the program, the u.s. congress bars to build chinese telecom companies from takeovers or mergers. it's as there are security threats. a warning on afghanistan's future. in the report forecasts collapse and even civil war after foreign forces have left. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the evening in beijing, 7:30 in the morning in caracas. hugo chavez has extended his 14- year grip on power in venezuela. the vote was his narrowest victory, but it gives him another six-year term to continue venezuela's socialist revolution. his victory may irritate his detractors in washington and elsewhere. the votes pit the president against the young candidate henrique capriles, who vowed to open the country to private investment. now this report from caracas. >> this had been billed as a tight race. but the results came quickly in the end after the final polling stations had closed and gave hugo chavez a 10-point lead. >> to those who promote hate and social poison and those always drawn to deny all the good things that happen in venezuela, i invite them to dialogue, debate, and to wo
it except us to be sure to tune in . we'll see all of you. have a great weekend. two more american soldiers die in afghanistan. kill would by insurgent that is seeing growing violence. this as the defense secretary called the president of afghanistan for not being grateful or thankful for the soldier's sacrifice. oliver north is down on the ground in kabul. election a mont to go. what can governor romney do to maintain momentum. they weigh in on the race for the white house. terrifying moments as a charter bus carrying 50 people overturn crashes on a busy highway. hello, everybody. i am uma live in washington with the latest on that and top stories making news in america's news headquarters . a referundum on the president. choice between two different paths for america. whatever you call it. one month for today voters will head to the polls today. governor mitt romney is in florida setting the record straight about his economic plan. john roberts is live. romney is seizing on the momentum. how are the voters responding out there? >> the voters are responding to the governor. this event will
attacking the cia and expert but there was no counterstrike. our men were abandoned. joining us now is john bolton. also cia operative michael scheue good to have you both here. >> if i may. lou: why and the world are we not able to get a straight answer overeven weeks about what happened to, why? who was responsible and why is the national media seen at -- seem nothing to be anything but lapdog sat? >> why can't we get a straight answer? the story keeps shifting the administrations does not want to own up to the fundamental problem to deny reality. according to them outside is to be dumb -- defeated dumb -- defeated, copies removal was a triumph. that would require them to a bit they misjudged the situation. they did. there are four dead americans. september 11 enters a timber 13 is important but they were not ready before hand and they should have been. that is the failure. >> i don't think they were not ready but i think they were chomping at the bit to rescue those people. people joined the military to go into harm's way. in a non perfect world you go with the best information and that
, a delight, that is it for us, good night from new york, we'll see you tomorrow. >> 4 weeks out, president obama well he better look out, welcome i am liz mcdonald in for neil cavuto, mitt romney's debate performance erasing the president's lead according to gallup, republican contendor now five points behind going into next debate, both nominees are dead even. a new pew poll, showing mitt romney, jumping 4 points ahead. to pat goodell, a game changer, thank you for joining us, what do you make of this idea. do the debates matter or not in chances of someone winning the election? >> they do matter a great dial, this is biggest single debate in helping a candidate since ronald reagan. it was one debate, in carter in '76 they proved people were comfortable to him becoming president. less:liz: said no more presidel debates. >> that is right, until 1976, i remember i went did the research, getting ready for 76 debate, i assume like everyone else legend was that kennedy won first debate big and moved polls a lot, he had not, he moved them a few points but he got what i call credibility thresho
tonight. the u.s. tightens the noose around iran. a slate of new sanctions aiming for the heart of iran's oil industry. will they fuel even more chaos for the regime? >>> drilling for energy in a volcano. it's a brand new technique called hydrosheering which could give fracking a run for its money. the head of the company behind it is here exclusively to break it all down. >>> restaurant chains move more workers to part time to avoid health choir reform costs. i will talk to the vice president of white cools sell whether more businesses will follow. it is another fox business exclusive. even when they say it's not it is always about money. the melissa: first take a look at the day's market headlines. s&p downgrading spain's credit rating by two notches. that happened moments ago. from bbb plus to bbb minus. the ratings agency citing significant risk to economic growth and budget terri performance for the downgrade. i would say. >>> cut in forecast for global aluminum demand by alcoa and earnings warning by chevron helped bring down the major indices. the dow fell 128 points. >>> wal-mar
for joining us for a look at business and fince here in the washingtonegion. this week, a major merger did not happen. paul ryan and joe bidenen tangled over taxeses a how we get out of the red while we salute the washington nationals. coming up later "the washington business journal" out with a new list. first, a look a the red hot ra in the u.s. senate. a mpaign is a among the most fiercely contested and the outcome will help detetermine which party will control the senate. this week, i sat down with former senator and governor, republican george allen. thank you for joining us for "washington business report." summit of the issues you he been dealing with have focused on the economy. those automatic spending cuts scheduled to happen i in january. you strongly oppose the idea now. at is the alternative? >> the alternative is leadership. putting off decisions to another commission. if they fail to come up we result in devastating cuts to our military readiness and over 200,000 jobs are at risk in virginia. the right thing to do is not raise taxes as they are proposing. it would cause more
for both parties. with just 28 days until election day, scott joins us with more. >> you can look at the trail and say another day of campaigning and another day of virginia in the spotlight, and that is true, but there is a new level of evidence tighter. the first lady pleading with virginians tonight. >> are we going to keep this country moving forward? her husband last night said we can only win if we keep moving forward. >> a sizable eight point lead for obama in september has vanished. the race is deadlocked among registered voters and among likely voters, a four point lead for romney. it seems romney has showed his more personal, softer side. >> the 14-year-old son had been diagnosed with leukemia. it became clear there was not going to be a cure, so i met with david, became his friend. >> this is the latest ad approved by the president himself. >> criminals gluttons of greed and the evil genius who towered over them? one man with the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> sesame workshop has now asked that that ad be taken down since it wants to remain apoliti
there on the market. so they are using citigroup to run their sale, and what they are looking for is second round offers. they already have offers to be taken private by a few names, by blackstone, carlisle group, and silver lake management. we will continue to watch what happens here with all script and drx is the ticker. you can see -- mdrx is the ticker. you can see it is up. connell: the unemployment rate surprisingly dropped to 7.8% last month. there's been all this talk since then on whether it was a real number, which it is. the report revealed there are still some real employment problems in the country that need to be fixed. let's talk about with former chairman of the council of economic advisors under president clinton. he joins us from d.c. right now. on this show we have dismissed this idea of conspiracy, this number somehow fudged, no evidence to support that at all. in talking about that, we missed the fact the so-called real unemployment rate includes people who are discouraged, that stayed 14.7%, not good, fewer private sector jobs than forecast were added last month. again, not
push out the idea to players anywhere in a snap. and not just the nfl. down the road the cardinals used the same system developed by denver based player link. >> ceo of player link used by the denver broncos, the cincinnati bengals, san diego chargers as well as the bears and the beloved green bay packers. before we explain the solution that you come up with plane expo me the problem. my career with the spartans we had a playback that was about yea big. i understand the ones the nfl use are significantly larger. >> i'm sure since your all star days they have grown over time. there are many teams using traditional play books. there is no reason you have to make this change. teams have done things their own way for a long time. >> now they are enormous. >> 300 pages and not only do they have to print them and distribute them every week they had to make play changes and the team would have to give back to play books, count them up and make sure they got back and then destroy them. >> and dvds on top of that. >> absolutely. the traditional way was player would come down and ask for a series
, buying majority control of the u.s. cell company. and with nearly one-in-three americans working contract or part-time jobs. we kick off a week-long look at how a nation of freelancers is changing our labor force. that and more tonight on "n.b.r."! a u-turn on wall street today. stocks rose, rebounding from sell-offs last week. good news about the american consumer put investors in a buying mood. the dow jumped 95 points, the nasdaq rose 20 and the s&p 500 up 11. retail sales rose more than 1% in september, which was better than expected. it follows an even bigger gain in august and its the best back- to-back showing since 2010. erika miller has a closer look at the data and what consumers were loading up on last month. >> reporter: it seems pretty unbelievable. but a single electronic devices appears to have powered the gain in u.s. retail sales last month. if you haven't guessed it, we're talking about the iphone 5. a remarkable five million of them were sold in their first weekend alone. and that appears to have boosted electronics sales by 4.5% in september. that was the biggest incre
these programs more cost effectively. it gets us to a balanced budget within 8-10 years. let's get to the military. >> that is what i try to find out about. >> he should have answered the first question. governor romney has called for $5 trillion of tax cuts that he says he will pay for by closing deductions. the math does not work, but he claims he will do it. he wants to spend $2 trillion on military spending that our military is not asking for. our military spending has gone up every single year since i have been in office. we spend more on their military and the next 10 countries combined. china, france, the night kingdom, you name it. we need to work with their joint chiefs of staff to think about, what are we going to need in the future to make sure we are safe? that is the budget we put forward. what you cannot do is spend $2 trillion in additional military spending that the military is not asking for, $5 trillion on tax cuts. you say you will pay for this by cutting loopholes and deductions without naming what those loopholes and deductions are. you are somehow going to do
some of them, that is my two cents more, thank you for joining us, don't forget to dvr the show if you can't catch us live, have a great night, and we'll see you right back here tomorrow. >> good evening, tonight with only 28 days remaining until election day. president obama looking to big bird for help. the president's campaign theme for some reason still focussed on last week's debate flop, they realize a new ad using big bird to sarcastically distort governor romney's approach to deficit reduction. >> one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> it is me, big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. lou: governor romney mentioning big bird in last week's debate as he proposed cuts and funding to the public broadcasting system among a whole bunch of other cuts, it has not stopped sesame workshop from objecting to the president's campaign ad, the nonprofit organization wrote quote, we have approved nong campaign add and as of our general practice, have requested that they be taken down, big bird joining the aarp, and a cincinnati deli owner and nbc's andrea mi
unbelievable. but a single electronic devices appears to have powered the gain in u.s. retail sales last month. if you haven't guessed it, we're talking about the iphone 5. a remarkable five million of them were sold in their first weekend alone. and that appears to have boosted electronics sales by 4.5% in september. that was the biggest increase since the iphone 4s came out in october of last year. but the gain in retail sales wasn't only because of iphone. >> if you do take iphone, we still would have had a fairly decent 0.7% gain in overall retail sales spending activity. that's a very significant pop. we haven't seen that kind of growth over the past six months or so. >> reporter: and sales did rise in every retail category except department stores. consumers may be feeling better about spending. thanks to higher stock prices and stabilizing home values. >> we've seen a nice improvement in the economy over the past three months and also seen a solid rebound in wage growth and that's given consumers more confidence and more discretionary spending power. >> reporter: but unemployment is sti
and general jim jones. >> i quite agree that my judgment is that much of the world wants u.s. leadership, they don't feel comfortable without it, but they no longer react to any dictatorial or any due toarls from us. they want to participate but they also want to be listened to. >> i am not even sure where the word leader hip is a good word to describe the role america should play in the world. we should be playing the stabilizing role. we should be organizing our coalitions, we should be a source of stability, but when we talk about leadership, too many people think of the iraq and 2003, which was a fatally bad exercise of leadership. >> rose: we conclude this evening with dexter filkins of the new yorker magazine who has a remarkable story about death in iraq and reunion in the united states. >> the i interviewed a guy in the peace, a psychiatrist who used the term moral injury and he said a lot of soldiers and marines stuff from moral injury, which he described as sort of it happens when you get an order, you do something that you believe at the time was absolutely correct and the onl
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